At a Glance
At birth, a baby elephant falls from a height of around 7 centimetres. But this doesn't harm it.
Features and benefits for Schleich African Elephant Calf
- Hand painted model replica
- Beautifully detailed
- Just the right size for little hands
Baby elephants are still quite clumsy after their birth and must first learn how to handle their trunks. They are still not able to feed themselves with it, so suckle from their mothers for the first year. In the process they gain a good kilo in weight each day. It is very important that they grow big quickly, because a lion or crocodile can hardly cause any harm to healthy, adult animals. If a predator does come dangerously close, the adults form a circle around the young. They are well protected in the middle.
... There are lots more beautifully detailed animal figurines to collect from Schleich.
smaller items may be delivered via Royal Mail.
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How does this help my child ?
This toy encourages your child to enjoy using their imagination.